Which Jamaican Stock Exchange Listed Companies shine in Business Blogging + 14 Reasons Why Your Caribbean Business Should Blog

Before I get into the Global, Business and Marketing reasons why every Caribbean Business Should blog, let me start with the definition of business blogging. ” Business blogging is a marketing tactic that uses blogging to get your business more online visibility.” Then I will continue with our own regional

5 reasons why a Caribbean Digital Marketplace might be a good thing

Last week, at the fourth Latin American Telecommunications Congress in Mexico, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) called for the creation of a regional digital market. ECLAC was of the view that its creation would “enable increased connectivity for people and businesses, and facilitate

5 Cautions about the Caribbean’s increasing reliance on Call Centres and BPO

Although many Caribbean countries are looking to offshore outsourcing to rejuvenate their economies, it is not plain sailing. Here are five cautions. n these tough economic times, when unemployment is high, and traditional sectors are not generating the revenues desired, many Caribbean countries are looking to offshore outsourcing, specifically the call

Dr Gillian Marcelle, Caribbean National included as speaker in the inaugural United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation Forum

Dr. Gillian Marcelle, Executive Director of the UVI RTPark, the specialized economic development agency which aims to attract knowledge and technology-based companies to the US Virgin Islands, will be speaking at the United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)  Forum, which is a component of the technology facilitation mechanism launched

Just how affordable is Caribbean Internet broadband ?

Since May 2011, and following on from our most recent Snapshot of Internet speed and pricing, we have been regularly assessing the affordability of Internet broadband service across the Caribbean. Here, we update our findings on affordability, and discuss some of the changes that have occurred since the last exercise. Approach In

Jamaica Takes Lead in Regional Telecoms Talks, after Liberty Global Announces CWC Acquisition

KINGSTON, Jamaica—A multi billion-dollar telecommunications deal, touted as a significant growth opportunity for the Caribbean information and communication technology sector, has come under the scrutiny of the Jamaican government. Liberty Global announced the completion of its US$5 billion cash-and-stock takeover of Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) on May 16. The combined

More Jamaican Mobile Money Products Coming

Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) says it is now conducting a Jamaican mobile money pilot with technology provider Advanced Integrated Systems (AIS) and its American partner Quisk. JMMB and Lasco Financial Services Limited (LFSL) are also in talks with AIS and Quisk to use their cloud platform to launch their offerings;

Jamaica’s Technology Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley Optimistic About Proposed Cable & Wireless Acquisition…But

In the Photo Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Hon. Andrew Wheatley (2nd left) shares a light moment with the team from Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC)/FLOW as they met with the Minister on May 11, 2016. Sharing in the moment are (from left): CWC CEO Mr. Phil Bentley, FLOW’s Managing